When we purchased this home, we noticed that there were rocks/stones under the crawlspace area. Over time, cats found their way to take shelter under our house and r... See more
I just went through a divorce and am purchasing a cute little house in town. In the basement is some unfinished sheet rock. It has been put up but that is as far as... See more
Windows are INSIDE window wells, but window wells are UNDER extended bay window wall on floor above.
My basement walls were painted by previous owners and the paint is coming off, plus there are cracks here and there (supposedly not dangerous). Would paint alone do t... See more
We live in a rented duplex, so we can't really do permanent upgrades. However, we would like to do something with the basement "ceiling". Actually there is no ceiling... See more
My husband and I are going to be updating our basement this year. It is dated - has a pool table I'd like to remove, along with lots of dark paneling. What is a f... See more
We are very sensitive to chemicals, smells, etc. Which type floors will work best, that won't give us migraines, and still work well over concrete? Thanks!
Hi decorating community. Please help me decide if I should paint my panelling or my fireplace or both. We have one whole wall of windows that looks onto the patio. ... See more
Ceiling and half of the wall are wood and big windows. The room is long and dark But has one big window and one medium. Please help me remodel the room where we have ... See more
I have the standard issue drop ceiling in the basement and the grid system is for 2x4 but the tiles are UGLY!!! Any ideas what I can do? I would love to have wood loo... See more
this is a low ceiling room and will not be removing the blue carpet...color ideas to make room look larger and also storage ideas if used as a bedroom or study area. ... See more
The downstairs family room is so dark and has a used brick fireplace, can it be painted? Help!
We will be remodeling our basement soon and I would love to know what to do to make it water tight.
We have a chevron wood wall in our family room. I have no idea what to do with it. Right now it is stained an orangeish brown color.... very dated and dark. Same thin... See more
It is an open staircase and we would like to close it and use the space underneath at basement level.
Yet another basement flooding led to this homeowners desire for a more resilient solution. We prepped the floor (which had been covered in carpet glue) and applied a... See more
I have a concrete floor in my basement. From time to time we do get water down there. What kind of flooring can I use there that won't be destroyed by the water?
20 year old house, when built dirt had to be brought in. Washout has happened and there are cracks happening and sinking a lot. I try to keep up on this the best I ca... See more
We are finishing our basement and I am having the electrician hardwire in wall sconces because we have wood beams in the ceiling. So the only nighttime light I will h... See more
Loving this dark stain!
I am going to be redoing a couple bedrooms in our basement and they both have rug over cement floors. I am getting rid of the rug for sure. I was wanting to do the br... See more
We are going to start a basement renovation this summer, but if I'm going to do it I want it done RIGHT. So tell me... where do we begin because I am overwhelmed with... See more
I have a sewage ejector pump that was buried below the floor in the basement. It just needed to be replaced.
I don't want to bury it again. Attached is a picture of the area. Any ideas on how to cover the hole?